Full-size crossover class is not for everyone. Many companies tried to lure more buyers with different approaches and constant innovations. But, only a few models manage to survive. One of them is 2019 Ford Expedition. Present for over two decades, this SUV is a synonym for good looking, aggressive, and comfortable vehicle. During next season, we will see some novelties under the hood. According to rumors, Expedition crossover is going to launch a hybrid model. Surprise or not, it is not easy to pull up in this segment. Nevertheless, Ford is going to have competition in Lincoln Navigator as a new plug-in SUV.
2019 Ford Expedition Hybrid
The standard drivetrain of the 2019 Ford Expedition is going to be a conventional gasoline engine. A 3.5-l V-6 unit is paired with a 6-speed automatic transmission. This combo is going to be good for 370 hp. The crossover will have rear-wheel drive setup. Otherwise, buyers will have an option for AWD. The hybrid vehicle will add two electric motors to help standard drivetrain develop more power. Also, fuel economy will increase significantly from current 17 mpg combined. Furthermore, Ford is going to improve driving mechanics for its big crossover. Drivers will feel better handling and cornering on the first drive.
2019 Ford Expedition redesign
Changes on the 2019 Ford Expedition will bring updates inside the cabin and on infotainment system. Also, safety is better with various new features. However, comparing the starting price and top of the class model’s equipment, it is almost a different vehicle. All trim levels will have again room for 8 persons. Although there are three rows of seats, plenty of space is left for the comfortable ride. Foldable third row gives an option to increase cargo space.
2019 Ford Expedition price and launch date
Entry-level 2019 Ford Expedition is going to cost around $50,000. As its predecessor, the upcoming vehicle will be available in few more trim levels. Depending on the features list, the crossover will be more expensive. However, top model is not going to cost over $80,000. We will know more about it after the release. It is planned for the end of 2018, while sale starts in 2019.